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Oct 20, 2012 6:00pm PDT
anniversary, the children's story "charlotte's web" turns 60. and rising tides-- what climate change is doing to the florida coast. those stories when the cbs evening news continues. break continues to spread. the centers for disease control reports today the death toll rose to 23. the agency confirmed 281 cases in 16 states. that is 13 new cases since yesterday. the fungal meningitis is not contagious. florida is a battleground state, but there's another fight that president obama and mitt romney are hearing about. more than 100 scientists and economists signed a letter to both presidential candidates warning about the dangers of rising sea levels in florida. anna werner reports. >> reporter: the presidential candidates may not be talking about rising sea waters, but south florida residents are. this week, higher-than-normal tides flooded miami's south beach, swamping streets, people, and businesses. >> it's been like a high tide coming in, but there's no explanation. it hasn't really been raining. >> reporter: top scientists say in the future, climate change will make flooding much wo
Oct 15, 2012 11:30am PDT
present mayor lee. [applause]. >> thank you, charlotte. >> well, thank you, everybody, for coming here today. as you can see, there was excitement in the air when the mayor of paris comes to san francisco and i want to welcome him, i want to welcome the council general office as well, this is an exciting moment for me, waiting 6 years since his last visit is too long, not to renew a friendship to this city which has been historic friendship and one of the most dynamic sister city relationships that we have, i noticed in our room we have other numbers of our other sister cities, manila and gosh, there's so many, cork, and other regions that also -- and our other council generals that are here today, thank you so much for coming and frn council blats for enjoying this moment, there is a lot to be gained by our sister city and especially with paris, i was informing the mayor of my first trip to paris, it's bn my only trip which is why i ave to go officially, but that was 1969 was my very first trip to pear ris as a high school student, as a high school choir of high school in seattle
Oct 20, 2012 10:00pm PDT
the most beloved children's books is celebrating 60th anniversary. classic charlotte's we has sold millions of copies. friendship between charlotte and wilbur. on an actual sickly pig from his farm in maine. >>> everything he could to save the fly. worked with son. nothing worked. the pig dies and he's much more sad than he ought to have been. and it stays in his mind. >>> even if charlotte saved the pig's life, why allow charlotte to die. so moved when he recorded the audio book 20 years after the book was published that it took him 17 takes to read about charlotte's death without breaking down. >>> milestone today for a group of boy scouts in portland , maine. 1,000 pumpkins in less than an hour. retreat to help children with life threatening illnesses. their goal is to raise about $6,000 from the event. no word yet if they reached their goal. but all the hard work will be displayed at a mall for the next couple days. >> just ahead, the red sox have a new skipper. huge news in the swimming world. and you know, we'll talk about the big game. break it down. it's all in a minute. [
Oct 6, 2012 5:30am PDT
measuring. this is from the first chapter, indecent exposure, the intimate details. charlotte was surprised by the test results. mother of 2 among the first people to be tested for a wide range of industrial chemicals. test revealed that her body contained mercury lead cosmetics. i felt violated charlotte reported. she was upset about the pesticide. i never used them in my house, never on my lawn. i bought organic whenever i could. her body contained several variations of organic chlorines designed to attack nervous systems of insects. i never bought it. isn't that trespassing. i tell this in my story of mary broon. mary never felt called to be an environmentalist she was nursing her 6 month daughter olivia and a story had been done by texas tech where they looked at breast milk samples, all were contaminated with rocket fuel. i was stunned, i thought breast milk was as pure as it came for food source. i was up all night thinking about it. i tell the story about michelle from california whose family was the first family to be monitored in the oakland tribune. it stunned even scientists. the
Oct 3, 2012 10:30am PDT
friends, i'm very happy to be back in san francisco because charlotte waits for me. [laughter]. >> i [inaudible] charlotte and i don't go in san francisco six years ago, so my english is very bad, and i am going to speak french. (speaking french). >> i'm very happy to be here again. first of all, because san francisco and paris are both very great cities, american and french cities and i cannot think with great emotion that between the american people and the french people, history has given us the best of the friendships and our time tokt together, it called freedom, democracy, to the dignity of all human people, and certainly san francisco and paris are an emblem of the link that exists between the french and the american people. there's something very magical about san francisco, the golden gate that i know now well, but there's a style of life, there's an art of life, there's a way of living together but being different and respecting the freedom of each other. the other privilege for paris is we've always played a role to create a very rich and strong relationship between
Oct 6, 2012 8:00am PDT
e. both charlotte and an drea did as well. charlotte at 15 years and joe airna and i 15 years. that's how we got in this program. we practiced very hard. very, very hard we practiced everyday and we have been been in india practicing 8 times where our teacher is from. yes. >> yes. >> well there are similarities all of southeast asia. we performed in bali with a group. it's a story from the [inaudible] and so the indian epiics actually the indian epiics for very common in cambodia and bali and thailand and there is a different aesthetic. all southeast asia and asia there are a lot of similarities. >> he is a male entity. he is not -- are you referring to the story? >> it's interesting you should say that. a unique indian concept is one of half male, half female. and that is -- unlike some dances the solo dancer portrays all of the parts in the story. you can portray a feminine aspect and then masculine aspect with the bow and arrow. the male has to portray feminine and the female has to portray masculine. there is a very fierce dance and a soft sort of dance and every dancer ha
Oct 18, 2012 6:30am PDT
way has invited me to be making my first official visit some time next year and certainly charlotte and tom and others have jumped on the occasion, matt and everybody else, but it is one of those relationships that i have understood as being one of the most porn -- important in the city, one is an international status, one we hold dearly because there's a lot to learn, each of our cities as great as they are become greater as our goals of becoming environmentally responsible, creating our opportunity for our economies to fwroe and our dialog in our country is the urban cities that have to create the new jobs for the new economy. i know paris must do so as well, and if we work tokt, we can create those and instigate and innovate our new ideas for the new economy and our mutual obligations on the environment, and then there is something that paris and san francisco hold very dearly and that's an ongoing conversation about our human rights as world leaders, so it's human rights, it's the environment, it's the economy and these are the reasons why we hold our relationship with paris and
Oct 20, 2012 5:00am PDT
years of "charlotte's web." it's warmed millions of young hearts and teaches a very important lesson about friendship. all that and so much more on cbs "this morning saturday," saturday, october 20, 2012. >>> welcome to the weekend. we begin with a countdown to the pivotal final debate between president obama and republican challenger mitt romney. monday night in boca raton, florida. cbs news political news correspondent jan crawford isn't far from there in daytona beach. jan, good morning. >> reporter: well good morning. romney was here last night for a big rally. it's expected to be his last major event going into monday night's debate and with the polls tightening many of those national polls showing romney in the lead. the president on a campaign trail has really sharpened his attacks and we saw it yesterday when it got personal. president obama actually came up with a new word and last night in that rally romney had an indirect although not too subtle answer. at a rally in virginia the president introduced a new word in the political vocabulary. >> i mean he's changing up so muc
Oct 27, 2012 10:30pm EDT
, north carolina. he's talking to us by phone from charlotte, north carolina this morning and information about their operations can be found at next up, eloise on our line for democrats calling from durham, north carolina. go ahead. >> yes, i would truly like to say that i think everyone is blaming the counter base but the whole idea is the public, people that votes are the ones that are behind times. i faulted obama right from the beginning running through -- followed obama running through the candidacy and being elected president. file like these people don't know anything because they don't really study what is said and done. i have been keeping up with it. news is one of my favorite things and i have keep keeping up with it all this time. i just feel like it's wrong for them not to know and it's for the republicans to tell them what to do. >> ma'am, we will leave it there. gideon moore, tell us about the efforts going on with the republican party in mecklenburg county as far as getting information out about your candidate and registered voters out to the polling places.
Oct 18, 2012 6:00am PDT
the trip very soon, so may i present mayor lee. [applause]. >> thank you, charlotte. >> well, thank you, everybody, for coming here today. as you can see, there was excitement in the air when the mayor of paris comes to san francisco and i want to welcome him, i want to welcome the council general office as well, this is an exciting moment for me, waiting 6 years since his last visit is too long, not to renew a friendship to this city which has been historic friendship and one of the most dynamic sister city relationships that we have, i noticed in our room we have other numbers of our other sister cities, manila and gosh, there's so many, cork, and
Oct 7, 2012 11:15pm EDT
giants. they are up 4-0 in the 6th. nationals tomorrow. and how about wizards, lose to the charlotte bobcats 100-88. tune back in with us tomorrow to get the latest on rg3's health and of course the nats. and they're going for game two. this, of course, is the nats and gonzalez. a big victory in game one from st. louis. good night. captions by: caption colorado, llc. (800)775-7838. email:
Oct 28, 2012 12:00am EDT
. how did they differ from the concerns of the voters in charlotte and areas in wilmington and around the coast? >>guest: well, the state is quite different. it has always been the most republican area. it is also a very heavy textile area. it has been hit pretty hard. there is a research triangle areas. eastern north carolina is conservative, but has been traditionally democratic. republicans have been making tremendous inroads there in recent years. it is also the most rural area as well. the republicans have tended to campaign most heavily in the western part of the state. mitt romney, for example, has made several appearances in the state. he has not campaigned in the eastern half of the state at all. he has not made anything eastern half of the state. president obama has made quite a few appearances in the eastern part of the state, but not recently. that is also true of michelle obama and vice president biden. they tend to dampen more in the eastern part of the state. it is in the recent trial were the political strength has been. host: you mention the president has not been in
Oct 20, 2012 12:00pm PDT
who is chief of protocol for our city and our state, charlotte schultz. so, thank you very much. (applause) >> certainly this partnership couldn't take place without all of the heavy lifting and hard work done by the san francisco fleet week association. so, thank you to general myatt for your vision. this is your three of not only the celebration events, but what you spoke to earlier. also the executive director of the fleet week association lewis lubin. thank you very much. (applause) >> i've had the pleasure of serving in the san francisco fire department for 22 years. it will benign years in nine since i stepped up and took the role of chief of the department. i continue to be proud of that. and i can say which i said earlier in the week, the coordination and the collaboration only gets better each year that we do this. and i'd also like to acknowledge the department of emergency management and all of her staff for coordinating so seamlessly with the fleet week association in addition to all of the other events that we have that's going on this week. so, thank you to our dep
Oct 9, 2012 2:05am PDT
. >> i've got to pick up charlotte from school. i'll be back in two. i lost jane. >> i don't know where my daughter is. >> retrace your steps. where did you see her last? >> she's not a set of car keys, kevin. >> how do you lose a kid? >> didn't you say it was at charlotte's mommy's house? >> i don't know where charlotte's mommy is. >> we've been seeing you back on reality stuff lately. i thought nothing could drag you back to sitcoms. >> yeah, i was kind of done, and my partner called me up and asked if i would read a script, and i said no. >> why? >> after the reality show, i was done. i was with my wife and kid, we have a foundation that my wife runs and i help with, and i was just happy playing golf and hanging out with my family, and this thing came out of the blue and he said would you read it? and i said no. i said look, do you like it? he said yeah. i said okay, i'm in. >> without reading it? >> yeah. i said, we're shooting a pilot? no, no. >> and it's 20 episodes. >> yeah, we shot the pilot, and we work at paramount, on the old happy days studio, and when i got back to wo
Oct 10, 2012 1:00pm PDT
charlotte, north carolina, man says that he is lucky to be alive after an incident that was caught on camera. let me warn you, this is tough to watch. but again, the man is okay. the map you're seeing running across the street is shawn lewis. early on sunday mondrning he wa headed to work. obviously it looks like a pretty clear street but watch what happens. >> oh! >> you see the car come down the middle of the street. shawn lewis stops, turns around and looks at the car directly. the car hits him. he flies on top of the hood of the car and is thrown back onto the road. the driver gets out of the car to check on lewis, but the driver gets back in the car and then drives away. >> was this on purpose? >> this was just an accident. it happened to be caught on camera by a surveillance camera. six minutes later you also see on camera shawn lewis get up and walk away. he spoke to wsoc tv in charlotte. he says he doesn't remember the accident but that he certainly is blessed. >> i'm glad god had my back. that's all i know. god was looking out for me. >> it looks like he was running in the ms
Oct 26, 2012 5:30am PDT
charlotte and they called me carlotica, little charlotte. he moved to new york city in 1948, where benny goodman hire him and he became very famous in new york at the time and he died in new york in 2001. one of the pieces of my ticket to ride is how many cubans of irish ancestry are there. because this connected to my family, that's why i wanted to read it to you. in the 40's, my father moved to new york in search of his destiny. he learned to make brillantine in red, blue and golden colors to give a beautiful sheen to the hair. in his spare time, when he could break free from his alchemist's captive vit, he would go listen to cuban music at the park plaza hotel in manhattan. those were happy times and years later became a happy tomic with me, convinced early on that my father inhabited a magic world. a few years ago, while listening to a recording of cuban blues by chico, i remembered in new york in those stories of the 40's that chico and my father met at club cuba in manhattan and again in havana in the mid-50's. the sessions of chico's house in our neighborhood became so famous that
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Oct 2, 2012 1:00am PDT
feelings about barack obama came back, and i guess what happened in charlotte stayed in charlotte. >> when american markets broke down, who jump-started our engine! barack obama! and when america needed him most, who got us rolling again on the road to recovery? >> barack obama! >> let me ask you this, people, who couldn't get laid in a whore house with a fist full of hundreds? barack obama! >> that's my favorite am way presentation ever. >> all right, i get it time honored tradition to attach down expectations to make a slight win. >> here is great news for republicans, we have a candidate who is going to do extraordinarily well on wednesday night, oh (bleep) we have a runner! we have a runner! >> what are you doing, christi? apparently new jersey governor chris christie didn't get the memo that romney sucks at this. >> i think you will see the numbers start to move right back in the other direction. >> in whole race will be turned upside down come thursday morning. >> what are you doing, christi? >> for god's sake if romney fails to meet those heavy expectations he will lose the general
Oct 15, 2012 6:30pm EDT
. it's the audio book version of "charlotte's web." >> nobody of the hundreds of people that had visited the fair knew that a gray spider had played the most important part of all. no one was with her when she died. >> today marks 60 years since "charlotte's web" was published and became a children's classic. >>> and a quote in the news from someone who got quite a surprise in the middle of the night. quote, he spent a lot of time assuring me it wasn't a prank." that's dr. alvin ross. he was awakened at 3:30 in the morning by a phone call telling him he had won the nobel prize along with fellow economist lloyd shapleigh for their work in game theory. the pair developed algorithms that helped match up everyone from patients in need of a kidney to the right donor, just looking for love. >>> and a pictures in the news tonight, this alien planet discovered by armchair astronomers. the planet orbit's not one but two bright suns, the real-life version of tattooen in "star wars." they cracked the comb from combing blew planet hunters and noticed something strange, two suns flickering in tran de
Oct 3, 2012 4:25am EDT
ad approach during thunderstorms at charlotte international airport. it caused mr. biden to be late for a campaign event and then later, rain and fog forced his plane to land at dulles international rather than andrews air force base. >>> the nats defeated the phillies 4-2. >>> the former governor of california, arnold schwarzenegger, was in d.c. last night promoting his new book and his confessions are raising some eyebrows. >> he says he had open heart surgery without even telling maria shriver until just before hand. he didn't tell her he was running for governor until a few days before announcing it. will thomas has more. >> reporter: the terminator turned governator is touring the country promoting his book, total recall. arnold schwarzenegger says he is embarrassed about his affair with the family housekeeper. when asked if he regrets allowing the housekeeper and the son he fathered with her to live under the same roof with his wife, maria shriver and she didn't know about it, this is how he responded. >> look, we all much smarter in hindsight, that's for sure. the bottom line
Oct 2, 2012 6:00pm EDT
. that night, killed charlotte at georgia avenue, charlotte was a 72-year- old retired carpenter. >>> fourwomen were fondled between campus and some popular offcampus housing. >> i'm in northwest d.c. cam police say four women were fondled between this stretch. between birkshire apartments and american university. >> it's scary when you know something is happening. >> i don't want it happening to any of my friends. >> reporter: american university students are on alert after hearing about the recent assaults on women. >> we like to think on college campuses, it's liberal and we are safe because we are in this close community. it kind of, it puts things things into perspective. >> each incident was either in the early morning or late evening. in each case, campus police say the suspect grabbed the woman's backside and then ran away. in one case, the suspect also grabbed the woman's chest. while some say this will force them to be more cautious, others say they are unphased by it. >> it's something that women have to do because we are women. we have to protect ourselves. >> i live
Oct 19, 2012 12:00pm EDT
-on-one with jury roomist and food writer charlotte druckman and she explores a different side of the restaurant industry. she has a new book. it is called "skirt steak." because she's focusing on female chefs. it's very difficult. it was at one time. it's even still difficult today for women to enter into the profession. why did you decide to do this book? >> i felt that any time people talked about women chefs it was usually sort of in a negative where did they all go? why aren't they succeeding the way men are succeeding? it's not to say it isn't tough because it is but there are more women out there than people realize that are killing it. i wanted to talk to them about being chefs that happen to be women than to do a book that was once again the whole women complaining about -- >> not having it so difficult. well you know now with all the food shows that are on television, we see women in the profession. so that's a positive. >> it is although i think it's a little -- it's a little mixed because you tend to see more women being represented as professional home cooks whereas the m
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